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May 31, 1991 | DIRK SUTRO, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The San Diego Planning Commission has approved a controversial addition to the Jonas Salk Institute, originally designed by architect Louis Kahn. The plan was approved unanimously at a Thursday meeting, with Dr. Jonas Salk appearing to speak in favor. Although relatives of the late architect have banded together to lobby against the addition, no one spoke against the proposal at the meeting. Fifteen letters were received by the commission, a majority of them in opposition to the plan.
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May 31, 1991 | DIRK SUTRO, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The San Diego Planning Commission has approved a controversial addition to the Jonas Salk Institute, originally designed by architect Louis Kahn. The plan was approved unanimously at a Thursday meeting, with Dr. Jonas Salk appearing to speak in favor. Although relatives of the late architect have banded together to lobby against the addition, no one spoke against the proposal at the meeting. Fifteen letters were received by the commission, a majority of them in opposition to the plan.
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REAL ESTATE
September 1, 1985
"An Evening With Lou Kahn" will be presented free in USC's Hancock Auditorium Sept. 9 at 8 p.m. in memory of the late Louis I. Kahn, architect of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla. Four architects with past connections to the Philadelphia-based Kahn office will remember the architect and his work in words and pictures at the event, sponsored by the USC Architectural Guild. The four are Jack MacAllister, Richard Saul Wurman, Tim Vreeland and David Rinehart.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 12, 1991 | DIRK SUTRO, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The California Coastal Commission on Thursday turned down an appeal to halt a proposed addition to the Salk Institute of Biological Sciences in La Jolla, the internationally acclaimed building by the late architect Louis Kahn. In a 9-0 vote, with San Diego Commissioner David Malcolm absent, the commission held that its responsibility to protect the coastline does not extend to the design of the Salk building.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 22, 1992 | DIRK SUTRO, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla has joined the elite of American architecture. Louis Kahn's masterpiece has been selected as this year's winner of the prestigious Twenty-Five-Year Award from the American Institute of Architects. Dr. Jonas Salk, the institute's founder, will accept the honor tonight during ceremonies at the Kennedy Center in Washington.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 31, 1991 | DIRK SUTRO, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Over the objection of the late architect Louis Kahn's family and several prominent figures from the world of architecture, the San Diego Planning Commission approved Thursday a 113,000-square-foot, $19.6-million addition to the Salk Institute, Kahn's La Jolla masterpiece. If there are appeals to Thursday's decision, as has been threatened by a former Kahn associate, the matter will probably be presented to the San Diego City Council in mid-July, city planner Mike Tudury said.
BUSINESS
August 2, 1989 | JONATHAN WEBER, Times Staff Writer
A consortium that includes the American telephone company US West has scored an upset victory over Hutchison Cablevision in the competition to build Hong Kong's cable television system, expected to be the world's largest. Hutchison, whose bid was led by Craig Ehrlich, formerly an executive with Los Angeles-based Falcon Cable TV, had been recommended by Arthur D. Little, the government's independent consultant, and the Hong Kong Broadcast Commission.
NEWS
September 5, 1991 | DIRK SUTRO, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A group seeking to halt a proposed addition to the Salk Institute of Biological Sciences in La Jolla was handed some bad news Wednesday. The California Coastal Commission, scheduled to vote on whether to hear an appeal on the expansion, has been given a staff report saying there are no grounds to block the expansion of the critically acclaimed building by architect Louis Kahn. The report recommends that the commission vote against hearing the appeal at its Wednesday meeting in Marina Del Rey.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 28, 1989 | GREG JOHNSON, Times Staff Writer
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies is planning a mid-1990 ground breaking for a $10.5-million building that will be the first addition to the La Jolla-based research facility that noted scientist Jonas Salk founded in 1960. A third of the 54,000-square-foot building will be dedicated to laboratory space for institute researchers who, during the past few years, have been bolstering research into the AIDS virus and brain functions, institute spokeswoman Diane Carter said Monday.
NEWS
May 30, 1991 | DIRK SUTRO
Relatives of the late architect Louis Kahn have banded together to lobby against a proposed addition to the Salk Institute, Kahn's La Jolla masterpiece. The institute wants to add 113,000 square feet in a new building more than 100 feet to the east of Kahn's original, with stands of eucalyptus and jacaranda trees surrounding the new structure. The $19.
NEWS
December 6, 1990 | DIRK SUTRO
What would Louis Kahn do? Architects Jack MacAllister and David Rinehart, former associates of Kahn's, asked themselves that question often as they worked during the past two years. And, last week at the meeting of the North County chapter of the American Institute of Architects, MacAllister unveiled their company's design for a significant expansion of the Salk Institute in La Jolla, one of Kahn's masterpieces.
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